MyLifeBits

sateesh narahari sati_home at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 22 15:08:35 PDT 2003


Oh, No!!!!

And then MSN or AOL would say pay $99.99 per month to
access your life bits.

Thanks to Adam's experience with AOL, many of us would
not be excited about this technology :-).

Sateesh

--- Jim Whitehead <ejw at cse.ucsc.edu> wrote:
>
http://research.microsoft.com/barc/MediaPresence/MyLifeBits.aspx
> 
> MyLifeBits Project
> Microsoft Bay Area Research Center Media Presence
> Group
> 
> MylifeBits is a lifetime store of everything. It is
> the fulfillment of
> Vannevar Bush’s 1945 Memex vision including
> full-text search, text & audio
> annotations, and hyperlinks.
> 
> Gordon Bell has captured a lifetime's worth of
> articles, books, cards, CDs,
> letters, memos, papers, photos, pictures,
> presentations, home movies,
> videotaped lectures, and voice recordings and stored
> them digitally. He is
> now paperless, and is beginning to capture phone
> calls, television, and
> radio.
> 
> MyLifeBits software leverages SQL server to support:
> hyperlinks,
> annotations, reports, saved queries, pivoting,
> clustering, and fast search.
> It includes tools to make annotation easy, including
>  gang annotation on
> right click, voice annotation, and browser
> integration. Its browser tool
> records a copy of every web page visited.
> 
> 
> - Jim
> 


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